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Letter: Film brings important issue to light

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

I enjoy documentary films, and I have a daughter in college.  These two facts of my life prompted me to attend a “sneak preview” last February of a powerful documentary film called “The Hunting Ground.” The College of William and Mary was able to secure two airings of the documentary—one off campus at the Kimball Theater and the other on campus at Andrews Hall—before its broader release the following week. It is a riveting documentary that faces head-on one of the ugliest topics—rape and sexual assault on college campuses.

The Hunting Ground will air on CNN Thursday at 9 p.m. and again on Sunday evening at 8 o’clock. Here is a link to that information:

I am writing to you in an attempt to publicize the televised airing of this film. High school students, college students, parents, educators and administrators can all benefit and learn from The Hunting Ground. The stori...

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